Two Connecticut Community Colleges make top 25 list for opportunities offered

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(WTNH) – Two Community Colleges in Connecticut are among the top 25 in the nation to advance opportunities for low-income students.

The U.S. Department of Education ranked Naugatuck Valley Community College and Three Rivers Community College for their effectiveness in serving low-income students with relatively high outcomes.

“NVCC celebrates our students with joy and with a grateful heart for their achievements as we praise the contributions of our faculty and staff to their success,” said Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis.

“We are delighted that TRCC can make a college degree a reality for so many area residents with low incomes,” said Three Rivers Community College President Mary Ellen Jukoski.

The complete list of the top 25 community colleges can be found here.

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